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Patrick O'Brien

'Riverwalker' ends two-week hike along Deer Creek in HdG

From The Aegis dated March 3, 1988: The "Riverwalker" ended a two-week journey in Havre de Grace 25 years ago this week, having hiked and camped for two weeks along the 45-mile stretch of Deer Creek from its origin to its mouth at the Susquehanna River. The Maryland Line resident braved temperatures that dipped to 10 degrees to complete a "pleasant stroll along one of the most beautiful streams in America." "The temperature made it to you didn't stand around very long" Richard Klein said. "I crawled in my sleeping bag at night and within a few minutes I was warm as toast." It was a leap year 25 years ago, in 1988, and Jason Patrick...